Tag Archives: wedding decor

Wedding Trends: Most Anticipated Wedding Trends for 2016

In the world of weddings, trends constantly come and go. What the bride wears, what they serve to guests, and the experience they create for guests are all constantly evolving and changing from year to year. A bride scheduled to wed in the upcoming year will drive herself crazy skimming through all the weddings and
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Wedding DIY: Handmade Newlywed at Home

Hello, hello!  If you were around last year, you likely got a glimpse of me riding the wedding planning roller coaster; I shared the ups and downs of crafting my special day monthly as Handmade Bride.  The day came and went and the fella and I are happy newlyweds.  I haven’t stopped making and doing
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Monica’s First Year Fave: Bouquets

My favorite TGK blog article from the past year is Backyard Bouquets, published July 30, 2012.  I guess it’s not a secret that I’m biased towards anything botanically related, but there’s just something about colorful flowers that draws me to them like a bee. I just love fresh cut flowers loosely arranged in a vase. 
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Wedding Flowers: Backyard Bouquets

Summer gardens offer a bounty of choices for bouquets and centerpieces.  You can show off your green thumb with gorgeous hand-tied posies from your own garden or carry a beautiful bouquet of blossoms that were grown by a family member or close friend.  And if you don’t have access to a blooming garden, visit your
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Style: Modern Idyllic

Clean lines and simple decor are softened with textured layers of fabric and natural elements in today’s wedding day inspiration board.  Contemporary and romantic, this modern idyllic look is structured with sophisticated shapes and elegant raw edges in a muted color palette of gray and blush.   See more blissfully curated modern inspiration on Pinterest!
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DIY Love: String Art Heart

It’s string art.  It’s a heart.  AND it’s baker’s twine.  How can you not love it?  I’ve been thinking of crafting my own string art lately and, while peeking around online, I found this sweet DIY project from Ashley Bores of This Heartmade Life via The Twinery.  It’s just too cute not to share! Not
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Weekly Rally: Hello, Summer!

It’s that time of year for summer vacations!  ‘Roos Kristen and Lori are both beach bound this month with their families.  Katie is also headed to the coast for a sunny weekend by the sea with her friend who’s in town all the way from Alaska! Almost as nice as a warm coastal breeze are
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Wedding DIY: Painted Glass Votives

The Green Kangaroo has some pretty great neighbors; our newest of them, Cary Creative Center, was happy to help us pare down our inventory when we made our move in March.  The local non-profit promotes recycling through art and opened up shop with donations from all over the area.  Paper, buttons, bottle caps, and even
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